Commonly Asked Questions About Automatic Soap Dispensers
How does an automatic soap dispenser work?
Automatic soap dispensers have a small, battery-powered motor that is connected to a sensor. When the sensor is triggered by someone placing their hands under the dispenser, the motor activates and pumps a set amount of soap through the dispenser. Most automatic soap dispensers have status lights to alert the user when the battery is low.
What are the benefits of an automatic soap dispenser?
Having an automatic soap dispenser means the user does not have to manually activate the dispenser with a pump or lever. This limits the number of surfaces that are touched (and cleaned) and decreases the chances of accidental breakage. Automatic soap dispensers also dispense a set amount of soap, helping to reduce waste, extend the time between soap refills, and save the operator money.
How do I refill an automatic soap dispenser?
Most wall-mounted automatic soap dispensers will have a key slot or button that gives the user access to the unit's interior. The empty soap bag or box can then be removed and replaced with a full one. Batteries can also be replaced in the interior.
Counter dispensers have soap bottles attached underneath the counter. In this case, no key is needed unless the counter has locked cabinets underneath it. The bottle only needs to be twisted and removed, and a new bottle can be screwed on.